Upcoming Films

The following is a list of upcoming Black films.  These titles are expected to be released in any one or combination of formats including direct-to-theaters, DVD (after theatrical release), direct-to-video (including video-on-demand and streaming), made-for TV/Cable or to be previewed at national film festivals.


The movie release schedule is preliminary and subject to change.


Kinky (February 2017; TBA)

Get Out (2/24/17; In Theaters)

Media (2/25/17; TV One)

Moonlight (2/28/17; DVD)

MARCH 2017

Kidnap (3/10/17; In Theaters)

Burning Sands (3/10/17; Netflix)

Fences (3/14/17; DVD)

Deidra & Laney Rob A Train (3/17/17; Netflix)

Caught Between The Two (3/28/17; DVD)

Step Sisters (3/31/17; In Theaters)

APRIL 2017

The Bounce Back (4/4/17; DVD)

CopAholic (4/4/17; DVD)

Sleight (4/7/17; In Theaters)

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks (4/22/17; HBO)

MAY 2017

Everything, Everything (5/19/17; In Theaters)

JUNE 2017

All Eyez on Me (6/16/17; In Theaters)

JULY 2017

We Are Family (7/11/17; TBA)


The Choir Director (8/26/17; TBA)


No More Mr. Nice Guy (9/7/17; TBA)


Bad Boys For Life (1/12/18; In Theaters)

Black Panther (2/16/18; In Theaters)

Soul Ties (12/14/18; TBA)

For a list of Black movies in production see our Rumored or Announced Projects page.


See our About Us page for information regarding this site’s criteria of what constitutes Black film.  Please feel free to contact us with updates, errors or omissions.


2 thoughts on “Upcoming Films

  1. I would like old black cast movie, starring Lena Horne, Rachesther, Amos and Andy to show my grandchildren, they no nothing about black film history.

    • Hello Mr. Wilson. You might consider watching “Pioneers of African American Cinema” with your grandchildren. The collection is available on Netflix or DVD and includes more than 20 films made for black audiences between 1915 to 1946.

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